Pitchin Can

Pitchin Can is an album by jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp recorded in Paris, France in 1969 and 1970 for the America label. The album features one track by Shepp with Clifford Thornton, Noah Howard, Julio Finn, Leroy Jenkins, Dave Burrell, Earl Freeman, Sunny Murray and Chicago Beau ("Pitchin' Can" which was added to the CD release of Black Gipsy) and one extended track by Shepp with Thornton, Lester Bowie, Alan Shorter, Bobby Few, Bob Reid, Muhammad Ali, Djibrill and Ostaine Blue Warner.[2]

Pitchin Can
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Studio album by
RecordedNovember 9, 1969 & July 23, 1970
Paris, France
ProducerPierre Berjot
Archie Shepp chronology
Black Gipsy
Pitchin Can
Archie Shepp & Philly Joe Jones
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Uhuru (Dawn of Freedom) Part 1" - 18:18
  2. "Uhuru (Dawn of Freedom) Part 2" - 10:43
  3. "Pitchin' Can" (Cal Massey) - 7:35
  • Recorded in Paris, France, November 9, 1969 (track 3) and July 23, 1970 (tracks 1 & 2)



  1. ^ Allmusic Review
  2. ^ Discogs.com entry accessed 29 June 2009.